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New plants for SUMMER 2018

Achillea - Red velvet

Description: A mat forming exotic perennial with fern like aromatic foliage. Flat corymbs of red flowers in summer. Waterwise

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Akebia quintata

Description: A vigorous exotic climber with clusters of five leafed oval dark green leaves. Dangling racemes of chocolate scented purple flowers in spring. Gorgeous.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Asclepia fruticosa

Description: A medicinal indigenous shrub with milky sap, narrow leaves and balloon seed pods. Compact heads of cream flowers in summer. Attracts butterflies, insects and bees. Waterwise

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Bauhinia yunnamense

Description: A gorgeous fast growing woody exotic climber with cleft heart-shaped leaves. Five petaled pink flowers. Hardy to -5 degrees. Waterwise.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 4m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Angels summertime

Description: A robust grower with large furry leaves. Double salmon edged cream flowers.

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R120.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Angels Sunstar

Description: A striking shrub with large leaves and double dark lemon flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.5m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Brugmansia - Herzenbrucke

Description: NEW A striking shrub with large furry leaves. A gorgeous large yellow with orange edges.

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R150.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Caprice

Description: A tall canna with green paddle shaped leaves. Cream flowers with a washed cerise centre. This one needs a name!

Average height: 1.5m
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Eric Neubert

Description: A short canna with red stems and red veining in maroon leaves. Vibrant orange flowers.

Average height: 100cm
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Mellow Yellow

Description: A medium sized canna with large green paddle shaped leaves. Dark yellow flowers.

Average height: 1.6m
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Moonglow

Description: A medium sized canna with green paddle shaped leaves. Pale yellow fading to cream blooms. This one needs a name!

Average height: 140cm
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - Peach vanilla

Description: A tall canna with green paddle shaped leaves. Peach flecked cream flowers. This one needs a name!

Average height: 150cm
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Canna - The President

Description: A NEW exotic canna green paddle shaped leaves and yellow edged scarlet red flowers. It multiplies well.

Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.2m
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Cistus x corbariensis

Description: Upright Mediterranean shrub with oval crinkled leaves and yellow stamened white flowers. Attracts butterflies.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Colquhounia coccinea

Description: An upright exotic shrub with grey lance shaped toothed furry scented leaves. Orange red flowers from summer - autumn.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Crinum bulbispernum

Description: A moisture loving bulb, grey green arching leaves with wavy margins and scented pink and white flowers.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 1m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Crocosmia mini yellow

Description: Clump forming indigenous perennial corm with erect lance shaped leaves and spikes of yellow flowers. Good cut flower.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R40.00  |   Buy now

Dendrobium nobile

Description: A gorgeous exotic epiphytic orchid with strap-like leaves. Racemes of flowers in spring. Mixed colours

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 2m - not sure about this one
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour:
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Leucanthemum sp

Description: A clump-forming exotic perennial with huge yellow centred white flowers. Cut flower. Butterflies. Waterwise

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
Soil selection: Dry sandy soil
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Exotic: Trifolium ochroleucum

Description: A creeping perennial with grey green leaves and scented pom-pom like flowers that attract bees.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm5
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Gladiolus dalenii

Description: A Lovely indigenous corm with fan shaped strap like leaves. Sprays of orange flowers in summer. Good cut flower.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Orange
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R50.00  |   Buy now

HIbiscus praeteritus

Description: A fast-growing, upright slender shrub, with ovate coarsely serrated leaves. Stems and leaves slightly hairy. Red five petalled in summer. Waterwise.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Red
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Indigenous: Zantedeschia pentlandii

Description: Threatened indigenous perennial with dark green spotted fleshy leaves. Deep yellow flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Iochroma australe

Description: A well shaped floriferous exotic shrub. Large leaves and small trumpet shaped flowers all season.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.6m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Iochroma australe alba

Description: A well shaped floriferous exotic shrub. Large leaves and small trumpet shaped flowers all season.

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.6m - trim to your size
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Libertia formosa

Description: A clump forming exotic perennial with a basal fan of spiky sword like leaves. Spikes of white bowl shaped flowers in summer. Cut back hard in early spring.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 90cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R75.00  |   Buy now

Linum africanum

Description: A compact indigenous perennial with upright stems and small leaves. Lovely yellow flowers in summer.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Yellow
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea - Clyde Ikins

Description: An medium sized waterlily with green pads red leaves and large petalled 12cm yellowy apricot flowers. Blooms well.

Growing conditions: Full sun
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Nymphaea - Mayla

Description: An medium sized waterlily with dark green pads and scented fuchsia pink flowers.

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R150.00  |   Buy now

Passiflora - Marie Rosa

Description: A free flowering vine with medium sized pinkish coral flowers. Suitable for a hanging basket. Hardy to 0 degrees C.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Polygonatum biflorum

Description: A very rare rhizomatous perennial with arching stems, lance shaped leaves and greenish white flowers. Wonderful for a woodland setting.

Growing conditions: Shade / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R150.00  |   Buy now

Salvia - Mystic spires

Description: A compact bushy exotic perennial with emerald green leaves and spikes of purple flowers all season. Cut flower. Plant en masse.

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 60cm
Flowering time: Spr - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
Soil selection:
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Selago canescens

Description: An upright indigenous shrub with dense tufts of short narrow leaves. Tight clusters of mauve flowers. Butterflies

Growing conditions: Sun
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Semi-hardy
Average height: 1.2m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R60.00  |   Buy now

Sisyrinchium fasicultum - E.K. Balls

Description: A tough tufted exotic perennial with narrow leaves and star shaped purple flowers in summer. Waterwise.

Origin: Americas
Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 20cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Purple
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Stipa dregeana

Description: A tufted indigenous gras with lax clumps of lime green leaves. Panicles of golden spikelets in summer. Gorgeous. Self seeds. Host plants for butterflies.

Growing conditions: Sun / shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 50cm
Flowering time: Summer
Bloom/flower colour: Maroon
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Thalictrum delavayi

Description: A clump forming perennial with lovely greyish green fern-like foliage and clusters of pendulous lilac flowers.

Growing conditions: Part shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 100cm
Flowering time: Sum - Aut
Bloom/flower colour: Pink
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R90.00  |   Buy now

Trichocladus ellipticus subsp ellipticus

Description: Upright shrub with dark stems and glossy leaves with furry brown undersides. Scented spiky cream flowers. Foliage for the vase. Photograph: Geoff Nichols

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Evergreen
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: Cream
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R100.00  |   Buy now

Tweedia caerulea

Description: A gorgeous exotic perennial with green felted leaves. Fragrant five petalled true blue flowers in spring. Not an easy-to-grow plant

Growing conditions: Full sun
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Hardy
Average height: 40cm
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: Blue
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R50.00  |   Buy now

Viburnum plicatum

Description: A multi-stemmed exotic shrub with layered horizontal branching and dark green "pleated" leaves. Flat topped sprays of white flowers.

Growing conditions: Semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 2m
Flowering time: Spr - Sum
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R120.00  |   Buy now

Wisteria alba

Description: A woody based exotic climber with pendant racemes of fragrant white flowers in spring. Train on a wall, over an arch or free-standing.

Growing conditions: Sun / semi shade
This plant is Deciduous
Hardiness: Very hardy
Average height: 6m
Flowering time: Spring
Bloom/flower colour: White
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R200.00  |   Buy now